ARTISTRY. ORIGINALITY. EXCELLENCE.

Discover The Year’s Best Artists & Releases… The most exceptional new projects from self-released & indie label talent. Handpicked by Music Legends, Award-winning Artists, Industry Insiders and Music Fans from around the globe.

THE ANNUAL CEREMONY AT THE VENERABLE LINCOLN CENTER OF THE PERFORMING ARTS CELEBRATES NOMINATED ARTISTS AND THEIR FANS WITH PERFORMANCES AND AWARDS IN 96 MUSIC, VIDEO, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND DESIGN CATEGORIES.

Sofia Rei
The Mudhowlers
Seth Glier
Camilla Meza
Alternate Routes
Fiona Joy

THE IMAs BY THE NUMBERS…

400 NomineesIMAs
96 AwardsIMAs
94 NationsIMAs
100+ JudgesIMAs

One Amazing Celebration!

All styles of self-released and indie label projects are eligible for IMA honors.
Winners selected by iconic artists, fans, and industry.

Submission Deadline: 08.04.17

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